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Games and VR

  • Room 222, Geoffrey Manton Building, Manchester Metropolitan University Rosamond Street West Manchester, England, M15 United Kingdom (map)

In this playful session, Dr Tom Brock will showcase and invite participants to experience virtual reality games, simulations and environments. Participants have the opportunity to use a HTC Vive – an immersive virtual reality experience that tracks body motion – and play popular VR titles, including Beat Sabre, Superhot VR, Skyrim VR. This will also be an occasion for participants to explore the globe (!) through Google Earth VRand have a taste of what the future of film and TV entertainment may become. Tom will also provide a brief accompanying talk about the teaching and research possibilities that VR opens up.

Earlier Event: April 3
Games and Shakespeare
Later Event: May 22
Games and History